Exhibits


Getting off the Ground

Take off with Port Discover’s amazing aviation exhibit that features a flight simulator, kid-sized air traffic control tower, the popular Bernoulli Blower, role-playing outfits and kits that will spark the pilot in you! Getting Off the Ground is made possible by Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation.

Kinetic Kids
Check out Port Discover’s child-friendly Albemarle Hospital to explore different health care occupations or hop over to the As Fit as Can Be fitness center to test your active and resting heart rate. Visit the A Healthier Me nutrition center to learn about building a healthy menu and the secret to food labels. Albemarle Hospital Foundation, in collaboration with Vidant Health, supports Port Discover’s Kinetic Kids programs through their regional Community Benefit Grants Program.

From Sea to Sink
Come explore the world of water, from fish tanks with local river fish to an interactive water table to learn how water travels. It lots of fun to play with water (aprons available for those who REALLY enjoy playing with water) 

The Natural World
Port Discover is crawling with critters including a leopard gecko, corn snake, fish, turtles, Madagascar hissing cockroaches and the full cycle of meal-worms. There are many critters to discover. 

Toddler Area
Tot Spot is a fun and interactive space for the little ones. The Tot Spot features a puppet theater, building boxes, magnetic board and music.

Experimentation Station
Try your hand at being a real scientist at our Experimentation Station. Lab-based inquiry experiments, designed to reinforce the scientific method, change frequently so there’s always something new to try!

Science Discovery Kits
Choose from over 20 different science themed kits and take off on your own science exploration.


Port Discover:Northeastern North Carolina's Center for Hands-On Science


611 E. Main St. Elizabeth City, NC 27909 (252) 338-6117

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